Merton, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 7,988. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,276 (+3.6% change)
Males: 4,099 (51.3%), Females: 3,889 (48.7%)

Waukesha County

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $78,937
Median house value: $242,100

Races in Merton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (54.0%), Irish (14.1%), Polish (9.9%), English (7.1%), Norwegian (6.0%), Italian (5.1%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Merton

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merton town

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,503 (+23.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Merton:

  • WAUKESHA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CTR 218 (about 9 miles; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • ELMBROOK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BROOKFIELD, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merton:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 47 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 61 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Merton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merton:

  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 22 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 26 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)
Public primary/middle schools in Merton:

  • MERTON PRIMARY (Students: 503; Location: W28460 SUSSEX RD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • MERTON INTERMEDIATE (Students: 413; Location: W28320 SUSSEX RD; Grades: 05 – 08)